Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Jul 17, 2014 19:14 - 3 Comments

    Special Report | Dear BBC, Palestinian children, too, have names

    Amir Schiby - Bakr Boys - CF

    The marked contrast between the BBC’s reporting of the deaths of Palestinian and Israeli children this past month has been an eloquent symbol of its wider failings.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Oct 9, 2014 14:06 - 3 Comments

    Comment | ‘More welcome in a cage than on a stage': On ‘Exhibit B’, Censorship and Liberal Outrage

    Protesters gather at the Barbican's Vaults Gallery against the Exhibit B show. (Photo credits: Thabo Jaiyesimi/Demotix/Corbis)

    When the Barbican cancelled its ‘Exhibit B’ show two weeks ago, after a campaign by anti-racism campaigners, many within the liberal media cried censorship. Yet there was virtual silence when a Grime showcase event was cancelled at the same venue earlier this year. Such markedly different reactions highlight the power relations underpinning our cultural institutions, argues joel sharples.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Oct 6, 2014 16:05 - 4 Comments

    Politics | ‘The right kind of perpetrator': Race, religion and gender in the Rotherham child abuse scandal

    Rotheram Case - Ceasefire Magazine

    Recent coverage of the Rotherham child exploitation case has focused on the race, religion and ethnic background of the perpetrators. This fits neatly into a right-wing discourse around the supposed tyranny of political correctness and distracts from the prominent role of white, establishment figures in sexually exploiting children.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Sep 25, 2014 23:30 - 8 Comments

    Analysis | Story of a War Foretold: Why we’re fighting ISIS

    The war against ISIS - Ceasefire

    Nafeez Ahmed examines how the rise of ISIS was both predicted and evitable, and argues the West’s current military campaign is already being used to neuter mass surveillance reforms at home and will likely produce further political destabilisation in the region.

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    New in Ceasefire, Radar Reports - Oct 7, 2014 18:28 - Comment

    Radar Reports | Teenage Pregnancies in Kenya: “I knew nothing about contraception and I was very much in love”

    (Photo credits: Scott Gunn)

    In recent years, Kenya has seen an alarming rise in teenage pregnancies, forcing thousands of girls to abandon their education early and spurring a national debate over the causes and repercussions of the issue. Susan Yara reports from Mombasa.

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    Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire - Oct 12, 2014 18:58 - Comment

    Arts & Culture | Incorrigible Idealist vs. Impenetrable Darkness: The suspect politics of ‘The Honourable Woman’

    The Honourable Woman - Ceasefire Magazine

    Heralded as a critical and popular success, the BBC TV series ‘The Honourable Woman’ has been particularly praised for its authentic and sensitive portrayal of the moral complexities of life in the occupied Palestinian territories. However, such recognition is largely misplaced, warns Tony McKenna.

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